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Brisbane Events // July 21 to July 28, 2017

Brisbane Events // July 21 to July 28, 2017

Now thru to Saturday August 19 // Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

Be inspired by local contemporary art created from second-hand shop treasures and reused everyday materials on display at Salvage, Brisbane City Council’s Recycling Art Exhibition. The exhibition explores the creative potential of reusing and recycling household items and furniture, with an aim to inspire people to see the possibility in things that may have been thrown away. Artists found their materials in Council’s tip shops and other second-hand stores.

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Friday July 21 at 10.30am // Various locations, Event Cinemas

Come, relax and catch a movie at the Bring Your Baby sessions. More movies, more sessions, more choice! Bring Your Baby session times can vary between locations. Please be sure to check your local cinema’s session time. As a guide, the session start times vary between 10am – 12:40pm, depending on your chosen cinema.

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Tuesday July 25 from 9am – 12pm // Brisbane Powerhouse, Turbine Platform, 119 Lamington St, New Farm

Join in every Tuesday, during the school term, on the Turbine Platform. In this space, anything is possible. Powerkids: Little Artists at Play is a creative play workshop series for children aged 0-5 years and their parents and carers. Bring your kids along to take part in multi-art experiences led by internationally acclaimed artists from Imaginary Theatre. Each week the host artist will collaborate with the group on unique and engaging activities. From theatre and visual art to dance, music and digital media, there will be something to inspire everyone.

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Now thru to Sunday July 30 // South Bank Parklands, Cultural Precinct, Cnr Ernest, Stanley & Grey St’s, South Bank

The Night Noodle Markets are coming back to South Bank, featuring 23 food stalls, bars and music for a great, relaxed night out. Treat your senses to all the colours, sounds and smells of an Asian hawker market and immerse yourself in the buzz, hype and vibe of a huge outdoor festival. Markets are open until late.

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Now thru to Sunday July 30 // Various locations, Brisbane

Queensland Music Festival is your chance to hear and be heard, with an eclectic and exciting range of musical experiences to be had across the entire state during July. Katie Noonan has released her first program as Artistic Director of Queensland Music Festival (QMF), revealing a program that spans contemporary and classical music, large-scale community events and education programs, and big names like Kate Ceberano, Montaigne, Isaiah, Lior, Steve Kilbey, David Hobson, Elena Kats-Chernin and Manu Delago, alongside big ambitions to unite thousands of Australians in song!

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Friday July 28 thru to Sunday July 30 // Queensland Raceway, 133 Champions Way, Willowbank

The Disney/Pixar Cars Pit Stop and Lightning McQueen are coming back! In celebration of the release of Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3, the Cars Pit Stop is the ultimate racing destination for families of all ages at the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship events this year. With activities for all ages, fans will see the new-look Lightning McQueen plus Mack the Transporter on show, creating the perfect backdrop for a family selfie!

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Now thru to Saturday September 2 // Brisbane Arts Centre, 210 Petrie Tce, Petrie Terrace

A stage show performance is a memory to be experienced by all ages! In The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Pongo and Misses are expecting their first litter and they can’t wait for the pitter-patter of tiny dog feet to fill the house! Bring the whole family along!

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Now thru to Sunday September 3 // GOMA, Stanley Pl, South Bank

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe will open exclusively at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 27 May until 3 September 2017. This will be the first major Marvel exhibition in Australia and the largest ever presented in an art museum worldwide! It features more than 500 objects including 60 plus original costumes (worn by actors including Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Tilda Swinton), comic books, props, spectacular set design, concept and keyframe art, clips and bespoke hands-on interactives. Legendary Marvel characters such as Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow and Hulk are profiled, as well as the Avengers, Ant-Man and the Guardians of the Galaxy. The exhibition will encompass GOMA’s entire ground floor and cinema spaces.

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Now thru to Sunday September 3 // Sciencentre, Level 1, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

Families can count on a fun day out with the opening of the new Mathamazing exhibition at Queensland Museum’s Sciencentre. Playfully connecting maths to everyday life, the 22 interactive activities — designed to inspire mathematical curiosity and confidence — add up to a whole lot of fun. Visitors will be able to challenge their lateral thinking and topology as they untangle themselves from handcuffs in the Manacle, solve giant floor puzzles, work their way through mazes, test their reaction time, work out the mass of an unknown object, build an arch that won’t collapse, and explore fractals on a touchscreen.

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Now thru to Sunday October 22 // GOMA, Children’s Art Centre, Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank

Kate Beynon draws on multiple visual traditions as the foundation for her artworks, including Western and Eastern comic books, mythology, animation, film, graffiti, calligraphy and fashion. In ‘Friendly Beasts’, Kate Beynon brings to life four hybrid figures who are inspired by mythological figures, deities, theatrical masks and supernatural creatures. Young visitors will meet these benevolent friends – Blue Shaman, Lotus Monkey, Tu-Dao Dog and Gorgon Girl – who each have their own traits and personalities and aim to promote imagination, creative expression and fun.

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